Recycling & Rubbish

*** Beginning Monday, May 29, 2023, there will be a one day delay in the trash & recycling collection for City residents participating in the trash program due to the Memorial Day holiday. Friday's collection will be held on Saturday.

Compost Center

The Compost Center at 29 Pond St North will reopen on April 1, 2023. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday 12:30pm - 3:30pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am -3pm. Residents that participate in the City's trash program must show their license and registration for a sticker. Residents that do not participate in the City's trash program can purchase a recycling/compost sticker that allows access to the sites for $30 at the City's Health Department.

Paint and Automotive Waste Drop Off

Paint product and automotive waste drop off will reopen on April 1, 2023. This collection will be held every Saturday from 9am-1pm at 29 Pond St North. Residents that participate in the trash program can bring oil paints, waste oil, oil filters, and antifreeze to the event. Latex paint can be dried out and bagged with your regular trash. NO LATEX PAINT WILL BE ACCEPTED. City residents that do not participate in the City's trash program may also participate with a valid compost sticker.

Mattress and Box Spring Collection

As of November 1, 2022, mattress and box springs will be banned from the landfill. Acceptable mattresses (dry and no bed bugs) can be recycled at the City's recycling center during normal business hours for $25/piece - *cash or check only*. Residents may contract directly with a private company for curbside pick-up and recycling of mattresses and box springs. Below is the contact information for one such private company. HandUp Mattress Recycling offers mattress pickup services in Attleboro. The City has no contractual or other relationship with HandUp or any other company, and neither endorses or warrants the services provided by any such company. This contact information is provided as a courtesy to our residents. Residents can directly contact HandUp to make an appointment for the curbside pickup of a mattress and/or box spring by going directly to their or by calling 774-271-8744.

Compost Stickers

Compost Stickers are for sale at the City's Health Department for City residents that live in dwellings with 9 or more units. The sticker is for the 2023 calendar year and includes use of both the Compost and Recycling Centers. Stickers are available with a driver's license and vehicle registration. Cost is $30 and payable by check or cash.

2023 Earth Day

Help keep textiles out of the waste stream. Donate clothing, shoes, and linens at the Bay State Textile Bin located within the Recycling Center at 29 Pond St North, Attleboro 02703. For curbside collection of textiles contact Helpsy online at or by calling 800-244-6350.

Cloth Bin

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Recycling takes little effort on your part, for a big difference to our world.